Earlier today, Next 10 released of the report titled "Right Type, Right Place" This report, a joint effort between the Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment (CLEE) at UC Berkeley School of Law and the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley, was prepared with the support of Next 10 to assess the environmental and economic impacts of housing production scenarios that could help meet the state’s proposed 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target under Senate Bill 32.
Earlier today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative released an announcement indicating their support of both the Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) and the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley for their efforts in addressing the community's affordable housing issues.
In a short phone interview earlier this week with Marketplace's Mark Garrison, Faculty Director Carol Galante shares with him her thoughts on how the Trump administration could change housing policy and what impact that will have on homeowners and renters in the coming months.
In response to the 2016 Real Estate Summit hosted by the California Association of Realtors, the San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board published the following piece, "About that California housing crisis: ‘It’s break-glass time’," quoting Terner Center Faculty Director Carol Galante on the idea of adopting California 40B, a law modeled on Chapter 40B in Massachusetts.
According to this recent NonProfit Quarterly piece by Spencer Wells, the FAIR tax credit proposal from the Terner Center is "generating some buzz in the rental advocacy world." The full article, which includes a brief synopsis of the paper, also describes many different factors influencing the feasibility of rental tax credits.
In recent media coverage of the Real Estate Summit that was hosted by the California Association of Realtors in November 2016, Mercury News quoted Terner Center Faculty Director Carol Galante on her "bold ideas" for tackling the housing affordability issues in California. Read the full article by Jeff Collins here.
The Terner Center recently published a proposal for a Federal Assistance In Rental (FAIR) credit to support low-income renters. Joe Cortright of City Observatory covered the analysis.
After the roll out of Terner Center's Federal Assistance In Rental (FAIR) credit paper in early November 2016, the National Low Income Housing Coalition also released their own overview of the proposal.
Following the recent released of Terner Center's FAIR Tax Credit paper, Faculty Director Carol Galante was quoted in a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities segment on how this credit proposal would help reduce the housing cost burdens.
In a recent Wired.com article titled, "The World’s Tallest Modular Building May Teach Cities to Build Cheaper Housing," Faculty Director Carol Galante shares her perspective on multifamily modular at scale.